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CSIRO aims to establish and build relationships with members of the community. We welcome people of all ages to come and explore our facilities, holiday programs and public events.
Phone: 1300 363 400
CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, is Australia's national science agency and one of the largest and most diverse research agencies in the world.
Large-scale, long-term, multidisciplinary science to address Australia's major national challenges and opportunities.
CSIRO expertise is organised into 11 research areas
CSIRO manages national facilities and collections that are opened to researchers around Australia and overseas.
The ACBRF provides specialised pathogen containment space to researchers around the globe.
Developing original devices and supporting medical device and diagnostics industries. Image: iStockphoto.com
Supporting the establishment of new business activities in the production and use of carbon nanotube yarns
Our world class capability in the synthesis and design of functional small molecules. Image: iStockphoto.com
- The Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) is a front line defence – helping to protect Australia from the threat of exotic and emerging animal diseases.
- CSIRO's Australian Biotech Growth Partnerships supports the growth of the biotechnology industry and is currently working with over 50 companies.
- Australian e-Health Research Centre
- Our Collaborative Crystallisation Centre (C3) provides high throughput screening and optimisation of crystallisation conditions for proteins and protein complexes.
- CSIRO research is supporting the development of revolutionary new products and processes in medicine, environmental management and energy.
- Experimental textiles produced by electrospinning are being assessed for medical, industrial and environmental applications.
- CSIRO's biofluid dynamics team is successfully applying their skills to develop original devices and to support industries involved in medical devices, diagnostics and treatment.
- RAFT: a process for making better polymers.
Working closely with industry partners, CSIRO collaborates on product and technology developments for health and medical related outcomes.
CSIRO draws upon the expertise of chemists, biologists, physicists, engineers and material scientists to address key challenges in health. Our focus is on developing new ‘smart’ technologies which offer platform opportunities where specific parts of the technology can be adapted to many end uses in health and medicine.
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